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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for The University of Texas at Austin
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Francesca from San Antonio, TX
  • 110 out of 112 people found this review helpful

1. As a student at UT, you should always join at least one club. This way you can get to know at least a small amount of people. If you're in a tight knit club then you'll end up going places, like parties, together. 2. Don't be afraid to approach people in you classes and introduce yourself. It's always good to have at least one friend in each class. 3. Create study groups with friends and study ahead of time before you go out and party that way you don't fall behind in your school work. 4. Go to your...

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  • John from Katy, TX
  • Jul-01-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Excellent living conditions. Some of the best academics. Great place to be.

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  • Devin from Round Rock, TX
  • Jun-03-2014 I am a past student here

    The University of Texas at Austin is a beautiful university located in the Central/Downtown area of Austin. It features beautiful people and landscaping features throughout its 40 acres. Between school and Austin, there are so many fun and new things to try and do that will keep you entertained and always trying something new!

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  • Holly from Ennis, TX
  • May-30-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    This University seems to be a fun and vibrant place to attend college. The Campus set-up and professors are nice.

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  • Matt from San Antonio, TX
  • May-29-2014 I am a current student here

    There is an incredible amount of diversity (culturally, academically, and socially) that creates a great on-campus vibe. I love my courses despite how challenging they are; I really feel like I'm learning the skills necessary to become a successful engineer once I graduate. UT's location in the great city of Austin could also not be more perfect.

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  • Abigail from Spring, TX
  • May-09-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus is huge but relatively easy to navigate. The city is amazing. The courses offered are very competitive and insightful.

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  • Alexander from Houston, TX
  • May-07-2014 I am a current student here

    The University of Texas is a great school to get a high level of education, experience, and develop lasting friend ships, Despite its size and non family feeling, where everyone is competition. you will learn here, you will grow here, you will change the world.

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  • Andie from Austin, TX
  • May-07-2014 I am a current student here

    I have been having the most incredible time of my life. The university really gives you whatever you put into it. The University of Texas at Austin is such a renowed institution with so many opportunities and a vast variety of students.

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  • Matthew from Austin, TX
  • Mar-19-2014 I am a past student here

    Former graduate student of Dr. Michelle Lane in the Nutrition Program at UT and Texas State University (dropped out). She did not make tenure at UT. Worked in her lab, like all other students in the lab I was also unable to repeat any experiments published . Was verbally and psychologically abused on several occasions for bringing up research inconsistencies. She threatened to fire me several times (another graduate student was fired). I Spoke to my colleagues at ICMB at UT. Confirmed my suspicions all along, that she cooks up data and was fired because of that and for blaming the chair and other faculty of the department. A friend at UT, confirmed seeing an internal memo from ORI investigating her and a letter of inquiry from NIH in his mentors office. Posts all kind of random and insulting details about students on her facebook page. She insulted a student publicly online on facebook for making an honest simple mistake. I quit working with her ASAP to save my career, considering the impending fallout from State and Federal investigation. Glad they kicked her out of the program. Loved my school but hated my time in her lab.

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  • Kimberly from San Antonio, TX
  • Mar-12-2014 I am a current student here

    The is a prestigious university with an absolutely beautiful campus centered in Austin. There is a lot of diverse students and it is both challenging and rewarding to attend. At UT, there is always something to do and getting involved is easy and fun.

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  • Emilia from Helotes, TX
  • Mar-09-2014 I am a current student here

    UT is a great place for people from all backgrounds. Everyone here is very welcoming, and it's easy to succeed as every one has a common goal. The faculty is very helpful and can answer any questions you have.

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